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Contents.

Page. SONGS OF THE CID. The Forest Sanctuary,

1 The Cid's Departure into Exile,

The Cid's Death-Bed, LAYS OF MANY LANDS.

The Cid's Funeral Procession, Moorish Bridal Song,

24 The Cid's Rising, The Bird's Release,

ib. The Sword of the Tomb,—A Northern Legend,

25 RECORDS OF WOMAN. Valkyriur song,

26 Arabella Stuart,
The Cavern of the Three Tells,-Swiss Tradition, 27 The Bride of the Greek Isle,
Swiss Song, -on the Anniversary of an Ancient Battle, 28 The Switzer's Wife,
The Messenger-Bird,

ib. Properzia Rossi, The Stranger in Louisiana,

29 Gertrude, or Fidelity till Death, The Isle of Founts, -an Indian Tradition,

ib. Imelda, The Bended Bow,

30 Edith, a Tale of the Woods, He never smiled again,

31 The Indian City, Coeur-de-Lion at the Bier of his father,

ib. The Peasant Girl of the Rhone, The Vassal's Lament for the Fallen Tree,

32 Indian Woman's Death Song, The Wild Huntsman,

33 Joan of Arc, in Rheims, Brandenburgh Harvest Song,—from the German of Pauline, La Motte Fouqué,

ib. Juana, The Shade of Theseus,- Ancient Greek Tradition, 34 The American Forest Girl, Ancient Greek Song of Exile,

ib. Coztanza, Greek Funeral Chant or Myriologue,

ib. Madeline, a Domestic Tale, The Parting Song,

36 The Queen of Prussia's Tomb, The Suliote Mother,

37 The Memorial Pillar, The Farewell to the Dead,

38 The Grave of a Poetess, The Siege of Valencia,

39 SONGS OF THE AFFECTIONS. The Vexpers of Palermo,

68 A Spirit's Return,

The Lady of Provence, The League of the Alps

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The Coronation of Inez de Castro, The Restoration of the Works of Art to Italy,

103 Italian Girl's Hymn to the Virgin,

To a Departed Spirit, TALES AND HISTORIC SCENES.

The Chamois Hunter's Love, The Abencerrage,

109 The Indian with his Dead Child, The Widow of Crescentius,

127 Song of Emigration, The Last Banquet of Antony and Cleopatra, . 135 The King of Arragon's Lament for his Brother, Alaric in Italy,

137 The Return, The Wife of Asdrubal,

The Vaudois Wife, Heliodorus in the Temple,

140 The Guerilla Leader's Vow, . Night Scene in Genoa,

Thekla at her Lover's Grave,
The Troubadour and Richard Cæur-de-Lion, 143 The Sisters of Scio,
The Death of Conradin,

145 Bernardo Del Carpio,

The Tomb of Madame Langhans, The Sceptic,

148 The Exile's Dirge,

The Dreaming Child, Stanzas to the Memory of the late King, .

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The Charmed Picture, Modern Greece,

146 Parting Words, Dartmoor,

172

The Message to the Dead,

The Two Homes, The Meeting of Wallace and Bruce on the Banks of the

The Soldier's Deathbed, Carron,

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The Image in the Heart, The Last Constantine,

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The Land of Dreams,

Woman on the Field of Battle, GREEK SONGS.

The Deserted House, I The Storm of Delphi,

194 The Stranger's Heart, II. The Bowl of Liberty,

195 Come Home, HL. The Voice of Scio,

ib. The Fountain of Oblivion, IV. The Spartan's March,

• 196 V. The Um and Sword,

ib. HYMNS ON THE WORKS OF NATURE. VI. The Myrtle Bough,

ib. Introductory Verses,

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Page. The Rainbow,

248 The Sun,

249 The Rivers,

ib. The Stars, .

ib. The Ocean,

250 The Thunder Storm,

ib. The Birds,

251 The Sky-Lark,

ib. The Nightingale, The Northern Spring,

252 Paraphrase of Psalm cxlviii,

ib. To one of the Author's Children on his Birth-day, ib. To a Younger Child on a similar occasion,

253 TRANSLATIONS FROM CAMOENS AND OTHER

POETS.
Camoens. High in the glowing heavens, . ib.

Wrapt in sad musings by Euphrates' ib,
If in thy glorious home above, ib.
This mountain-scene, with sylvan 254
Those eyes, whence love diffused - ib.
Fair Tajo! thou, whose calmly ib.
Thou, to whose power my hopes, ib.
Spirit beloved! whose wing so soon ib.
How strange a fate in love is mine! 255
Should Love, the tyrant of my ib.
Oft have I sung and mourned . ib.
Saved from the perils of the stormy ib.
Beside the streams of Babylon, ib.
There blooms a plant, whose gaze, 256
Amidst the bitter tears that fell ib.
He who proclaims that Love is light - ib.
Waves of Mondego! brilliant and ib.
Where shall I find some desert

jb. Exempt from every grief, 't was 257

No searching eye can pierce the veil Metastasio. In tears, the heart oppressed with. ib. Filicaja. Italia! thou, by lavish Nature graced Pastorini. If thus thy fallen grandeur I behold ib. Lope de Vega. Let the vain courtier waste his days ib. Manuel. Pause not with lingering foot,

258 Della Casa These marble domes, by wealth ib. Bentivoglio. The sainted spirit, which from bliss ib. Metastasio. He shall not dread Misfortune's ib. The torrent.wave, that breaks

ib. Sweet rose ! whose lender foliage Fortune! why thus, whate'er my 259 Wouldst thou to Love of danger ib. Unbending 'midst the wintry skies ib. Oh! those alone, whose severed

Ah! cease-those fruitless tearg ib. Quevedo. Amidst these scenes, 0 pilgrim, ib. Juan de Tarsis. Thou, who hast fied from life's • 260 Torquato Tasso. Thou, in thy morn wert like

ib. Bernardo Tasso. This green recess, where through ib. Petrarch. Thou that wouldst mark, in form

If to the sighing breeze of summer ib. Bemba.

Thou, the stern monarch of dismay ib. Lorenzini. Sylph of the breeze! whose dewy 261 Gessner. Hail! morning sun, thus early ib. (German Song.) Listen, fair maid, my song shall tell ib. Chaulieu. Thou grot, whence flows this limpid ib. Garcilaso de la Enjoy the sweets of life's luxuriant Vega.

May MISCELLANEOUS POEMS. The Treasures of the Deep,

282 Bring Flowers,

ib. The Crusader's Return,

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Page Thekla's Song, or, The Voice of a Spirit,-from the

German of Schiller, The Revellers,

254 The Conqueror's Sleep, Our Lady's Well,

955 Elysium, The Funeral Genius, -an Ancient Statue, Dirge of a Child, England's Dead, To the Memory of Bishop Heber, The Hour of Prayer, . The Voice of Spring, The Landing of the Pilgrim Fathers, The Hebrew Mother,

. 270 The Child and Dove, .

271 The Child's Last Sleep,

ih The Lady of the Castle,

ib. To the Ivy, On a Leaf from the Tomb of Virgil,

273 For a Design of a Butterfly resting on a Skul The Lost Pleiad, The Sleeper on Marathon, Troubadour Song, The Trumpet,

ib. The Dying Bard's Prophecy, The Wreck,

275 A Voyager's Dream of Land,

ib. The Grave of Körner, The Graves of a Household, The Last Wish,

id. A Monarch's Death-Bed,

273 The Hour of Death, The Release of Tasso, Tasso and his Sister, To the Poet Wordsworth, The Song of the Curfew, Hymn for Christmas, Christ Sulling the Tempest, Christ's Agony in the Garden, The Sunbeam, The Traveller at the Source of the Nile, The Vaudois Valleys, The Songs of our Fathers, The Burial of William the Conqueror, . The Sound of the Sea, Casabianca, The Adopted Child, The Departed, The Breeze from Land, An Hour of Romance, Evening Prayer at a Girls' School, The Invocation, Lines Written in a Hermitage on the Sea-shore, The Death-day of Körner, Invocation, To the Memory of General Sir E-P-k-m, To the Memory of Sir H-E-- who fell in the Battle of Waterloo, :

ib Guerilla Song, The Aged Indian, Evening amongst the Alps,

ia Dirge of the Highland Chier in "Waverley," The Crusader's War Song, The Death of Clanronald, To the Eye, The Hero's Death,

ih Stanzas on the Death of the Princess Charlotte, ia Belshazzar's Feas, The Chieftain's son,

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